Medicinal use of Vervain in Perspiration, Fever, Asthma

Vervain: Verbena hastata

Part used: Whole plant

Tonic, sudorific, expectorant, vulnerary, emetic, nervine, emmenagogue, vermifuge 

Powerfulto promote profuse perspiration. Excellent in fevers. Will often cure colds overnight. Excellent in whooping cough, pneumonia, asthma, ague, expels phlegm from throat and chest. Good in all female troubles. Will increase the menstrual flow. Expels worms. Useful in nervous headache. Will tone up system convalescing form heart disease. Shortness of breath, wheezing, asthma excellent in case of appendicitis. Healing to sores. One part vervain, two parts wahoo and two parts butternut bark, made into a syrup, is valuable for chronic constipation in malarial difficulties.

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